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My Life and Music, SCHNABEL, Artur
281 SCHNABEL, Artur My Life and Music
79317 London Longmans, Green and Co., Ltd. 1961 First Edition Hardcover Very Good in Good+ dust jacket 
A first edition of the great concert pianist and composer's autobiography. Edited and with an introduction by Edward Crankshaw. In full blue paper-covered boards with gilt-stamped spine titling. Frontis portrait of the subject, repeated on jacket cover. --- With prior owner's signature to front paste-down, otherwise a clean, bright copy. Dust jacket bears original 30/- Net flap price, with tears and curling along edges and in removable mylar protector. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; xv, 223 pages 
Price: 28.50 USD
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William Blake: The Politics of Wisdom, SCHORER, Mark
282 SCHORER, Mark William Blake: The Politics of Wisdom
75358 New York Henry Holt and Company 1946 First Edition Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
An examination of the writings of the great poet, William Blake. Stated first printing, copyright page. In full blue cloth-covered boards with titling in gold on black spine block. Publisher's blue topstain. With 8 illustrations; indexed. --- A good, firm, unmarked copy but with some sun-fading to spine. Lacks a dust jacket.; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; xvi, 524 pages 
Price: 15.50 USD
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Hitler: The Man & the Military Leader, SCHRAMM, Percy Ernst
283 SCHRAMM, Percy Ernst Hitler: The Man & the Military Leader
79089 Chicago Academy Chicago Publishers 1999 0897334809 / 9780897334808 Trade Paperback Near Fine with no dust jacket 
The author, a noted German historian, was granted access during World War II to the highest echelons of Nazi leadership. This access allowed him to write the official War Diary of the High Command of the Wehrmacht. Edited, translated and with an introduction by Donald S. Detwiler. --- A clean, firm, unmarked softcover copy. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 214 pages 
Price: 10.00 USD
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Out of My Life and Thought: An Autobiography, SCHWEITZER, Albert.
284 SCHWEITZER, Albert. Out of My Life and Thought: An Autobiography
80998 New York Henry Holt and Company 1949 Hardcover Good in Good dust jacket 
Stated fourth printing (October 1949) of the autobiography of the noted German-French physician, theologian, writer, and organist. Dr. Schweitzer abandoned his stable life in Europe to establish a hospital in West-Central Africa, and was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in 1952. Translated from the German by C. T. Campion. Includes a postscript by Everett Skillings. --- In full beige cloth-covered boards with titling in black on spine. Simple blue jacket with unclipped flap price. --- With interior notes and underlinings on perhaps as many as 15 pages, else a clean, firm copy. Dust jacket with chipping and small tears along edges, remains bright and protected in removable mylar wrapper.; Octavo (8 to 9 in. tall); (10), 274 pages 
Price: 20.00 USD
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285 Schweizer, Peter Reagan's War: The Epic Story of His Forty Year Struggle and Final Triumph over Communism
60158 New York, New York, U.S.A. Doubleday and Company 2002 0385504713 / 9780385504713 First Edition Hardcover Fine in Fine dust jacket 
RR's political journey as an anti-communist is detailed in this outstanding copy. First Ed. w/full no. line publisher's pg.; orig. DJ flap price of $26.00 present.; 60158; 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 
Price: 22.00 USD
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Morning Flight: A Book of Wildfowl, SCOTT, Peter (text and art)
286 SCOTT, Peter (text and art) Morning Flight: A Book of Wildfowl
78499 London Country Life Limited 1944 Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
Stated seventh impression, May, 1944. Author and artist Peter Scott provides this memoir of his experiences in England observing waterfowl. Includes 16 full-page color plates and 46 full-page black & white plates depicting Mr. Scott's paintings. The author provides a rich commentary on the natural history of England. --- In light blue full cloth-covered boards w/gilt-stamped titling on spine and cover. Lacks a dust jacket. --- Prior owner's signatures on front paste-down, half-title and title pages. With mildly bumped cover corners, torn-out blank endpaper and a bit of yellowing to interior leaves; otherwise a clean, firm, unmarked copy.; 4to 11" - 13" tall; xiii, 138 pages 
Price: 35.50 USD
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287 Scovell, Jane Oona, Living in the Shadows: A Biography of Oona O'Neill Chaplin
60343 Boston, Massachusetts, U.S.A. Warner Books Inc 1998 0446517305 / 9780446517300 First Edition Hard Cover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket 
Daughter of Eugene O'Neill and wife of Charlie Chaplin, Oona's life was remarkable. Volume in great shape.; 60343; 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 
Price: 10.00 USD
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In the Company of Dolphins, SHAW, Irwin
288 SHAW, Irwin In the Company of Dolphins
71325 New York Bernard Geis Associates 1964 First Edition Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
Stated 1st printing of the popular novelist's account of his sailing trip in the Mediterranean. --- In blue paper-covered boards backed in blue cloth. Dolphin images gilt-stamped on cover, gilt-stamped spine titling. Jacket with Ben Feder color illustration on cover. --- With slight discoloration to cover edges; else a bright, firm, unmarked copy. Price-clipped dust jacket is bright, but with minor soiling and in removable mylar protector.; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 154 pages 
Price: 10.00 USD
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Moon Shot: The Inside Story of America's Race to the Moon, SHEPARD, Alan; SLAYTON, Deke
289 SHEPARD, Alan; SLAYTON, Deke Moon Shot: The Inside Story of America's Race to the Moon
78850 Atlanta, Georgia Turner Publishing 1994 1878685546 / 9781878685544 Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket 
3rd printing of an inside account of the American moon landing on July 20, 1969. Astronauts and NASA veterans Alan Shepard and Deke Slayton participated in the space program from the beginning, culminating in the eventual landing, when Neil Armstrong set foot on the moon. With co-authors Jay Barbree and Howard Benedict; with an introduction by Mr. Armstrong. Includes a section of black & white photos. --- In blue paper-covered boards, and pictorial dust jacket with photos of the moon mission. --- A bright, clean, firm copy but with sticker from Houston Museum of Fine Arts affixed to front free endpaper and a faint remainder mark to lower textblock edge. ; tall 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 383 pages 
Price: 10.00 USD
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Paris-Underground, SHIBER, Etta; DUPRE, Anne and Paul (collaborators)
290 SHIBER, Etta; DUPRE, Anne and Paul (collaborators) Paris-Underground
80430 New York Charles Scribner's Sons 1943 Hardcover Very Good in Good dust jacket 
Later printing of the gripping memoir of an American widow, who with her friend "Kitty Beaurepos" was able to help smuggle nearly 200 British soldiers out of occupied France while living in Paris during World War II. "Kitty Beaurepos" was a pseudonymn for Catherine (Kate) Bonnefous. --- In full tan cloth-covered boards w/Nazi chain decorations and titling on spine in red and black. Jacket repeats the Nazi/chain illustration. --- With prior owner's signature to front paste-down, otherwise the book is clean, firm and unmarked. Jacket with chips and tears (especially at spine ends) and sunned spine; otherwise intact and in removable mylar protector. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; vi, 392 pages 
Price: 11.50 USD
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For the World to See: The Life of Margaret Bourke-White, SILVERMAN, Jonathan
291 SILVERMAN, Jonathan For the World to See: The Life of Margaret Bourke-White
77781 New York The Viking Press 1983 067032356X / 9780670323562 Hardcover Very Good in Fair dust jacket 
A biography and portfolio of the photos and writings of Margaret Bourke-White (1904-1971), the pioneering American photojournalist. During her career she covered global events of all types, from World War II to the plight of poor Southern American farmers. Includes numerous of Ms. Bourke-White's stunning b&w photos and excerpts from many of her previously unpublished writings. With a preface by Alfred Eisenstaedt. --- In full black cloth-covered boards with gilt-stamped facsimile signature on cover; gilt-stamped titling on spine. Jacket with amazing Oscar Graubner photo of Bourke-White perched atop the Chrysler building in New York with her camera. --- With light sunning to cover cloth edges; else a bright, firm, clean copy. Fair only jacket with sizeable front cover tear and creasing; other lesser tears & creases and in removable archival mylar protector. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 224 pages 
Price: 20.00 USD
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This Game of Ghosts, SIMPSON, Joe
292 SIMPSON, Joe This Game of Ghosts
78791 Seattle The Mountaineers 1994 0898864038 / 9780898864038 Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket 
The author's account of his harrowing experiences in Peru and the Himalaya is presented, along with 62 b&w photos. A sequel to Mr. Simpson's "Touching the Void." --- In textured blue paper-covered boards w/gilt-stamped spine titling. Jacket with color Ama Deblam photos by Ray Delaney on front and back. --- A bright, clean, unmarked copy. Dust jacket bears original $24.95 flap price; is in great shape and in removable mylar protector. ; tall 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 320 pages 
Price: 30.00 USD
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Life Among the Mormons, or the Religious, Social, and Political History of the Mormons, from their origin to the present time; containing full statements of their doctrines, government and condition, and memoirs of their founder, Joseph Smith, SMUCKER, Samuel M.; WILLIAMS, H. L.
293 SMUCKER, Samuel M.; WILLIAMS, H. L. Life Among the Mormons, or the Religious, Social, and Political History of the Mormons, from their origin to the present time; containing full statements of their doctrines, government and condition, and memoirs of their founder, Joseph Smith
74511 New York Hurst & Co Hardcover Fair with no dust jacket 
An early work, describing the religion founded by Joseph Smith, in an undated reprint copy. Likely published c.1880-1910. Labeled as publisher's 'Arlington Edition' on front cover. Includes frontis illustration depicting the death of Smith by N. Orr. In full navy cloth covered-boards and with yellowed, brittle pages. With a few smudges and discolorations on the covers; interior has a torn out page and a few leaves with tears. Textblock is firm. A very scarce work in a damaged, but still decent, copy. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 466, (6, ads) pages 
Price: 78.50 USD
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The Duke of Flatbush, SNIDER, Duke; GILBERT, Bill
294 SNIDER, Duke; GILBERT, Bill The Duke of Flatbush
76021 New York Zebra Books 1988 082172469X / 9780821724699 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket 
Sharp copy of Duke Snider's memoir of his great career with the Brooklyn (and Los Angeles) Dodgers, in a first edition, first printing copy. Introduction by teammate Carl Erskine; with numerous photos in center section. --- Volume is in good shape; clean bright and unmarked. Dust jacket bears original $17.95 flap price.; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 288 pages 
Price: 12.50 USD
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Trollope: His Life and Art, SNOW, C. P.
295 SNOW, C. P. Trollope: His Life and Art
78792 New York Charles Scribner's Sons 1975 0684144018 / 9780684144016 Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
A lavishly-illustrated biography of the prolific Anthony Trollope by the noted British novelist C. P. Snow. Illustrations depict scenes from Trollope's life as well as works by contemporary artists of sights likely observed by Mr. Trollope. --- In terra cotta full cloth-covered boards w/gilt-stamped spine titling. Jacket with James Tissot color painting of attendees at a social event. --- Prior owner's embossed seal on title page and light wear to edges; else a firm, unmarked copy. Jacket with a little creasing and light sunning to spine. ; tall 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 191 pages 
Price: 14.50 USD
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Winston and Clementine  The Personal Letters of the Churchills, Soames, Mary
296 Soames, Mary Winston and Clementine The Personal Letters of the Churchills
71395 Boston Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 1999 0395963192 / 9780395963197 First American Edition; First Printing Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket 
The lives of Sir Winston and his wife, Clementine are explored through their personal correspondence; and edited by their daughter, Mary Soames. Outstanding copy in brown half cloth and tan paperboards; bright gilt lettering spine; and full number line publisher's page. Interior clean and bright, unmarked. Dust jacket slight ripples at edges; bears orig $35.00 flap price, now in removable mylar protector. ; Thick 8vo 8" to 9" tall; 736 pages 
Price: 17.00 USD
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Discovery: The Autobiography of Vilhjalmur Stefansson, STEFANSSON, Vilhjalmur
297 STEFANSSON, Vilhjalmur Discovery: The Autobiography of Vilhjalmur Stefansson
79293 New York McGraw-Hill Book Company 1964 First Edition Hardcover Very Good in Good+ dust jacket 
Stated first edition. The memoir of the Arctic explorer's travels in the far north of Canada and Alaska. With maps of his routes at endpapers and a section of black & white plates. --- In green and blue paper-covered boards with spine titling stamped in green and blue. Jacket with a photos depicting an Arctic hunting scene. --- The book is clean, unmarked, and firm. Price-clipped dust jacket with rubbing and a small amount of chafing to edges; in removable mylar protector.; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; viii, 411 pages 
Price: 22.00 USD
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The Uneasy Chair:  A biography of Bernard DeVoto, STEGNER, Wallace
298 STEGNER, Wallace The Uneasy Chair: A biography of Bernard DeVoto
72732 Garden City, New York Doubleday 1974 0385078846 / 9780385078849 Hardcover Very Good in Very Good- dust jacket 
Much praised biography of writer DeVoto by the noted author Stegner in a very nice copy. With many b&w photos of Mr DeVoto and his associates. In 2-toned brown full cloth covers with very light edgewear. Interior clean, bright and unmarked. Possible remainder spray on lower edge. Dust jacket light chafed, espec. at edges & w/very sm closed tear at back cover; bears orig $12.50 flap price. In removable mylar protector.; 8vo 8" - 9-1/2" tall; 464 pages 
Price: 24.00 USD
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Where the Bluebird Sings to the Lemonade Springs Living and Writing in the West, STEGNER, Wallace
299 STEGNER, Wallace Where the Bluebird Sings to the Lemonade Springs Living and Writing in the West
74283 New York Wings Books 1995 0517124084 / 9780517124086 Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
In maroon paper-covered boards with titling in blue on spine. Interior pages clean and unmarked, but just a bit yellowed. Dust jacket in nice shape. Collection of personal essays written by the great novelist and taking a look back at his beloved American West. ; 8vo 8" - 10" tall; xxiii, 227 pages 
Price: 15.50 USD
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Without Reservations  The Travels of an Independent Woman, STEINBACH, Alice
300 STEINBACH, Alice Without Reservations The Travels of an Independent Woman
74188 New York Random House 2000 0375501886 / 9780375501883 Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket 
Second printing. In navy and cream paper-covered boards with lettering in gilt on spine. Interior features color reproductions of postage stamps throughout; and with illustrations. A clean, bright and firm copy of author's memoir of her travels.; 8vo 8" - 10" tall; 280 pages 
Price: 10.00 USD
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Travels with Charley, STEINBECK, John
301 STEINBECK, John Travels with Charley
75706 MeadWestvaco 2002 Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket 
A special, limited edition of the author's memoir of his trip across the U.S. with his poodle, Charley. Published as the 2002 entry in MeadWestvaco Corporation's American Classics Series. In blue quarter cloth over white paper-covered boards and in slipcase. Titling in gilt on spine. Endpapers, covers, slipcase and title page all bear picture postcard-look graphics in bright colors and with U.S. state names. --- In top shape, clean, bright and crisp. (Any reference to dust jacket is meant to describe the slipcase.) ; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 298 pages 
Price: 40.00 USD
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The Pictorial Life of Benjamin Franklin: Printer, Typefounder, Ink Maker, Bookbinder, Copperplate Engraver and Printer, Stationer, Merchant, Bookseller, Author, Editor, Publisher, Inventor, Scientist, Philosopher, Diplomat, Philanthropist, and Statesman, STEPHENS, Brad (compiler); COLLINS, Grellet (publisher)
302 STEPHENS, Brad (compiler); COLLINS, Grellet (publisher) The Pictorial Life of Benjamin Franklin: Printer, Typefounder, Ink Maker, Bookbinder, Copperplate Engraver and Printer, Stationer, Merchant, Bookseller, Author, Editor, Publisher, Inventor, Scientist, Philosopher, Diplomat, Philanthropist, and Statesman
80779 Philadelphia Dill & Collins Co. 1923 Hardcover Good with no dust jacket 
This pictorial biography of Benjamin Franklin was published in conjunction with the 200th anniversary of Franklin's arrival in Philadelphia. Text compiled from four different biographies, as well as other sources, by Brad Stephens. With many black & white illustrations as well as color frontis N. C. Wyeth painting depicting Franklin's arrival in Philadelphia, as well as a color portrait of Franklin by Joseph Sifrede Duplessis. A 1955 U. S. Post Office Department press release and sample announcing the new 1/2¢ Franklin stamp are laid in. --- In dark green paper-covered boards backed in black cloth, with paper label pasted to cover. Unpaginated (about 60 pp.) Lacks a dust jacket. --- With some chafing and light soiling to covers, small tears & partial splits to front and rear gutter areas, else a clean, firm copy.; Quarto (11 to 13 in. tall); [c.60 pp] pages 
Price: 45.00 USD
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Sterne: Memoirs of Mr. Laurence Sterne; The Life and Opinions of Tristram Shandy; A Sentimental Journey; Selected Sermons and Letters (Selected Works of Laurence Sterne - The Reynard Library), STERNE, Laurence; GRANT, Douglas (editor)
303 STERNE, Laurence; GRANT, Douglas (editor) Sterne: Memoirs of Mr. Laurence Sterne; The Life and Opinions of Tristram Shandy; A Sentimental Journey; Selected Sermons and Letters (Selected Works of Laurence Sterne - The Reynard Library)
79098 London Rupert Hart-Davis 1950 Hardcover Very Good+ in Fair dust jacket 
A collection of the principal works of the 18th Century British novelist and clergyman in the publisher's Reynard Library Series. Edited, and with an introduction, by Douglas Grant. --- In full beveled-edge reddish brown cloth-covered boards; titling and decorations gilt-stamped on cover and spine. Jacket with R. Stone woodcut illustration of a fox and foliage. --- With a touch of sunning to lower spine area; otherwise a clean, bright, firm copy. Dust jacket with considerable chipping and small tears along edges; in removable mylar protector. (Scarce in this edition.); 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 752 pages 
Price: 42.00 USD
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From Scotland To Silverado: Comprising The Amateur Emigrant, The Silverado Squatters & Four Essays On California, STEVENSON, Robert Louis; HART, James D., (editor)
304 STEVENSON, Robert Louis; HART, James D., (editor) From Scotland To Silverado: Comprising The Amateur Emigrant, The Silverado Squatters & Four Essays On California
78682 Cambridge The John Harvard Library, The Belknap Press of Harvard University Press 1966 First Edition Hardcover Very Good+ in Good+ dust jacket 
When Robert Louis Stevenson left Scotland for California to pursue his future bride, he traveled by ship and then across the plains of America, and wrote about his experiences the whole way. This collection of his essays recounts that journey. Includes: "The Amateur Immigrant ('From the Clyde to Sandy Hook' and 'Across the Plains')", "The Silverado Squatters" and four additional essays on California. Edited, with lengthy introduction, by James D. Hart. --- In full dark grey cloth-covered boards with gilt-stamped titling to cover & spine. Jacket with early Stevenson photograph on cover. --- With prior owner's signature to front paste-down and a little loss of spine gilding, else a clean, firm, unmarked volume. Jacket with plenty of rubbing, a few tears to edges and carelessly price-clipped but otherwise in good shape and in removable mylar protector.; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; li, 287 pages 
Price: 14.00 USD
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Poganuc People: Their Loves and Lives, STOWE, Harriet Beecher
305 STOWE, Harriet Beecher Poganuc People: Their Loves and Lives
73612 New York Fords, Howard, Hulbert 1878 Hardcover Good with no dust jacket 
Former property of the library.In green cloth-covered boards with decorations and lettering in black on cover; in black and gilt on spine. With numerous b&w engraved illustrations, including tissue-protected frontis illust. Likely first edition, but not possible to verify for this publisher. Volume is cocked, and with interior smudges and some soiling and foxing. Library ownership evidence consists of rubberstampings at endpapers, and at least once in mid-volume; pocket removal damage to front free endpaper. A few pages with dampstains. Covers chafed and worn at edges. Textblock intact but somewhat loose. An autobiographical novel, set in author's childhood home of Litchfield, Connecticut, and set in the early 19th century. ; Ex-Library; Small 8vo 7½" - 8" tall; 375, (8, ads) pages 
Price: 40.00 USD
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Eminent Victorians: Cardinal Manning, Dr. Arnold, Florence Nightingale, General Gordon, STRACHEY, Lytton
306 STRACHEY, Lytton Eminent Victorians: Cardinal Manning, Dr. Arnold, Florence Nightingale, General Gordon
78599 Garden City, New York Garden City Publishing Co., Inc. [ca.1920s-30s] Hardcover Very Good- with no dust jacket 
A reprint edition featuring four short biographies of leading English citizens living in the time of Queen Victoria: Cardinal Henry Manning, Florence Nightingale, Dr. Thomas Arnold and Gen. "Chinese" Gordon. With four portraits of the subjects. This work first published in 1918. Includes a preface by the author. --- In rose cloth-covered boards with titling in yellow on cover & spine. Lacks a dust jacket. Undated, but likely published ca.1920s-1930s. --- Covers with a little soiling; interior is clean and unmarked thought slightly yellowed.; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 351 pages 
Price: 13.00 USD
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Eminent Victorians: Cardinal Manning, Dr. Arnold, Florence Nightingale, General Gordon (Modern Library #212.1), STRACHEY, Lytton
307 STRACHEY, Lytton Eminent Victorians: Cardinal Manning, Dr. Arnold, Florence Nightingale, General Gordon (Modern Library #212.1)
76628 New York The Modern Library [1954] Hardcover Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket 
Four short biographies of leading persons living in the time of Queen Victoria: Cardinal Henry Manning, Florence Nightingale, Dr. Thomas Arnold and Gen. "Chinese" Gordon. This work first published in 1918. With a preface by the author. --- Toledano spine 8, w/green cloth-covered boards, gilt titling on black spine & cover blocks, black topstain, grey Kent endpapers. Volume bears 1918 date but likely published c.1954. Jacket style i, verso advertises 371 titles in ML catalog. ML #212.1. --- With shallow indentations to front cover and sticker removal evidence on front paste-down; otherwise a firm, clean, unmarked copy. Price-clipped dust jacket with some very light chipping and small tears; in removable archival mylar protector.; 12mo 7" - 7-1/2" tall; 342 pages 
Price: 15.50 USD
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Reagan: The Man and His Presidency The Oral History of an Era, Strober, Gerald & Deborah Hart Strober
308 Strober, Gerald & Deborah Hart Strober Reagan: The Man and His Presidency The Oral History of an Era
73105 Boston Houghton Mifflin 1998 0395771935 / 9780395771938 Hardcover Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket 
Authors' unique perspective on Ronald Reagan's presidency involves interviews with over a hundred key players and their direct quotes regarding moments along the way. First Edition/First Printing.; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 622 pages 
Price: 14.50 USD
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The Lives of the Twelve Caesars: Complete and Unabridged (Modern Library #188.1), SUETONIUS (Gaius Suetonius Tranquillus)
309 SUETONIUS (Gaius Suetonius Tranquillus) The Lives of the Twelve Caesars: Complete and Unabridged (Modern Library #188.1)
80546 New York The Modern Library [c.1953] Hardcover Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket 
The history of the famous Roman emperors, from Julius Caesar to Domitian, was carried forward from ancient times to modern times largely through the efforts of Suetonius, a 1st and 2nd Century Roman historian. This unexpurgated English language Modern Library unabridged reprint edition edited, with notes and an introduction by Joseph Gavorse. --- In Toledano spine 8 / light green cloth / gilt titling on black spine & cover blocks / black topstain / grey Kent endpapers / jacket style h / verso advertises 365 titles in ML catalog. Likely published c.1953 (though 1931 date appears in book). ML #188.1. --- With prior owner's rubberstamping to front free endpaper and some loss of spine gilding, else a clean, sturdy and unmarked copy. Price-clipped dust jacket with chipping & chafing to edges; is still bright and protected in removable mylar wrapper.; 12mo (7 to 7-1/2 in. tall); xvi, 361 pages 
Price: 24.00 USD
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The Life of Michelangelo Buonarroti (Modern Library #49.2), SYMONDS, John Addington
310 SYMONDS, John Addington The Life of Michelangelo Buonarroti (Modern Library #49.2)
80906 New York The Modern Library [c.1941] Hardcover Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket 
The life the great Italian painter, sculptor, architect and writer is presented in this Modern Library hardcover reprint edition. With striking color illustration on jacket cover by E. McKnight Kauffer. --- In Toledano spine 8 / light green cloth / gilt titling on black spine & cover blocks / black topstain / grey Kent endpapers / jacket style i / verso advertises 370 titles in ML catalog. Likely published c.1954 (no publication date appears in book). ML #49.2. --- A very nice copy: clean, sturdy and unmarked. Price-clipped dust jacket with a little rubbing and chafing to edges; protected in removable mylar wrapper.; 12mo (7 to 7-1/2 in. tall) ; viii, 544 pages 
Price: 13.50 USD
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Winston Churchill; an Informal Study of Greatness, Taylor, Robert Lewis
311 Taylor, Robert Lewis Winston Churchill; an Informal Study of Greatness
72884 Garden City, New York Doubleday 1952 Hardcover Very Good in Good dust jacket 
A one-volume look at Sir Winston's life in a good copy. Book club edition, in full blue cloth covers. Interior clean & bright and unmarked. Dust jacket has 2 in. tear at head of spine; has other chips and tears but is intact and in removable mylar protector.; 8vo 8" - 9" tall 
Price: 10.00 USD
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Tenzing Norgay and the Sherpas of Everest, TENZING, Tashi; TENZING, Judy
312 TENZING, Tashi; TENZING, Judy Tenzing Norgay and the Sherpas of Everest
77326 Camden, Maine Ragged Mountain Press/McGraw-Hill 2001 007141309X / 9780071413091 Trade Paperback Fine with no dust jacket 
First Printing in this American trade paperback edition. An account of the life of and accomplishments of Tenzing Norgay, and a biography of the sherpas of Tibet, Bhutan and Nepal. With forewords by Sir Edmund Hillary and the Dalai Lama. With numerous maps and photos. Tenzing Norgay and Sir Edmund were the first climbers to reach the summit of Mount Everest in 1953. Tashi Tenzing is the grandson of Tenzing Norgay who was assisted by his wife Judy in the writing of this book. --- A bright, clean, firm copy lacking damages. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; xxiii, 320 pages 
Price: 28.50 USD
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The English Humourists and The Four Georges (Everyman's Library #610), THACKERAY, William Makepeace
313 THACKERAY, William Makepeace The English Humourists and The Four Georges (Everyman's Library #610)
80405 London/ New York Everyman's Library - J. M. Dent & Sons Ltd./E. P. Dutton & Co., Inc. 1949 Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
Thackeray's biographical works in an Everyman's Library edition. With a couple of unattributed illustrations by the author. Everyman's Library #610, an entry in EL's Essays and Belles-Lettres series. --- In binding style 4, full orange cloth-covered boards with simple gilt-stamped spine titling and publisher's blindstamped cover vignette, brown topstain. In blue-grey dust jacket with Eric Ravilious "EL" design on front cover. --- With discreet bookseller label affixed to front paste-down, otherwise a clean, sound copy. Jacket with slight chipping to edges, else intact and protected in removable mylar wrapper.; 16mo (6 to 7 in. tall); xix, 423 pages 
Price: 12.00 USD
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Journey to the Top of the Divide, TIGHE, Ronald
314 TIGHE, Ronald Journey to the Top of the Divide
77394 Denver Golden Bell Press 1979 0873150724 / 9780873150729 Trade Paperback Very Good with no dust jacket 
Former newsman's account of his quest to ride on horseback, alone, along the Continental Divide from Mexico to Canada. The journey ended up taking three summers to complete. With 4 b&w photos near the front of the volume. --- Trade paperback in white wraps. A clean, firm, unmarked copy. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 169 pages 
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Fall of the Phantom Lord: Climbing and the Face of Fear, TODHUNTER, Andrew
315 TODHUNTER, Andrew Fall of the Phantom Lord: Climbing and the Face of Fear
78894 New York Anchor Books/Doubleday 1998 0385486413 / 9780385486415 First Edition Hardcover Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket 
First printing. The author follows climber Dan Osman and friends as they attempt seemingly impossible climbs. --- In black & blue paper-covered boards. Jacket with Eric Perlman color photo. --- A clean, bright copy in similar jacket. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 210 pages 
Price: 11.00 USD
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Eric Hoffer: An American Odyssey, TOMKINS, Calvin; HOFFER, Eric
316 TOMKINS, Calvin; HOFFER, Eric Eric Hoffer: An American Odyssey
78387 New York E. P. Dutton & Co., Inc. 1968 Hardcover Very Good- in Good dust jacket 
Stated Second Printing. The noted longshoreman-turned-philosopher is profiled here, along with a section of Mr. Hoffer's aphorisms, accompanied by 39 b&w portraits by his close friend, George Knight in unpaginated section. Introduction by Eric Sevareid. --- In brown full cloth-covered boards; jacket with Knight portrait of Mr. Hoffer on cover. Orig. $4.95 flap price intact. --- Dampstains are prominent on verso of jacket; just barely noticeable on cloth near spine; else a firm, clean, bright copy. Jacket with a little soiling and rubbing.; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 68, [45] pages 
Price: 12.50 USD
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Records of Shelley, Byron and the Author, TRELAWNY, Edward John
317 TRELAWNY, Edward John Records of Shelley, Byron and the Author
81175 London George Routledge & Sons, Limited [c.1878-1910] Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
In this compact work, Edward John Trelawny details biographical information about Percy Bysshe Shelley, Lord Byron, and himself. --- In full olive cloth-covered boards with elaborate decorations and titling on spine in gilt. Possibly published c.1878-1910 (1878 date appears in the book). --- A very nice copy, lacking damages other than prior owner's signature to front free endpaper and a little rubbing to spine.; 16mo (6 to 7 in. tall); 264 pages 
Price: 15.00 USD
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Domestic Manners of the Americans, TROLLOPE, Frances (author); SMALLEY, Donald (editor)
318 TROLLOPE, Frances (author); SMALLEY, Donald (editor) Domestic Manners of the Americans
78600 New York Alfred A. Knopf 1949 First American Edition Hardcover Very Good in Very Good- dust jacket 
Formerly property of the library. Stated First Borzoi Edition. From the dust jacket: 'This famous and vastly entertaining book is one of the wittiest and most caustic reports ever written on the United States'. Mrs. Trollope (mother of the noted English novelist Anthony Trollope) turned to writing after her Cincinnati department store failed. In so doing, she candidly describes the America she saw in the era of Andrew Jackson. --- Edited, and with a history of Mrs. Trollope's adventures in America by Donald Smalley. Includes 25 septia illustrations by Auguste Hervieu. --- In rose paper-covered boards backed in black cloth, with gilt-stamped spine titling. Lacks a dust jacket. --- With plenty of library markings, rubberstampings, etc. Covers with wear to edges; textblock is firm. Front jacket flap is pasted to the front free endpaper.; Ex-Library; tall 8vo 9" - 10" tall; lxxxiii, 454, xix pages 
Price: 30.00 USD
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Clouds From Both Sides, TULLIS, Julie; BLUM, Arlene (foreword)
319 TULLIS, Julie; BLUM, Arlene (foreword) Clouds From Both Sides
80414 San Francisco Sierra Club Books 1987 0871567164 / 9780871567161 First American Edition Hardcover Very Good in Good dust jacket 
First edition, first printing of the U.S. edition. An autobiography by Julie Tullis, the accomplished British mountaineer who tragically lost her life shortly after summiting K2 on the border of Pakistan and China. Her autobiography had been completed shortly before the K2 expedition, but the final chapter of this work (by Peter Gillman) details the demise of Ms. Tullis. With a section of black and white photos and a foreword by Arlene Blum. --- In light blue paper-covered boards backed in grey cloth with titling stamped in red foil on spine. Jacket with color photo of the author on a climb. --- A clean, sturdy copy. Jacket with chafing at edges, a hint of sunning to spine and small soiled area near spine, else bright and intact.; Tall Octavo (9 to 10 in. tall); xiii, 322 pages 
Price: 10.00 USD
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The Tuntsa, TUREN, Teppo; McCABE, Elizabeth Maddox
320 TUREN, Teppo; McCABE, Elizabeth Maddox The Tuntsa
78605 Chicago Henry Regnery Company 1961 First Edition Hardcover Very Good in Good+ dust jacket 
First edition. The compelling story of six men and three women who set out from Helsinki, Finland at the close of World War II in a small 30-foot sailboat. Their objective was to reach America and the freedom they hoped to experience there. Their ketch, the 'Tuntsa', was not designed for sailing the open ocean, and only one of her crew had any sailing experience. Includes two sections of b&w photos. --- In blue paper-covered boards with gilt-stamped spine titling. Endpapers with maps of the course of the 'Tuntsa'. Jacket features Richard Henderson illustration of the 'Tuntsa' at sea. --- With inked listing of crew members on front free endpaper, creases to spine; otherwise a clean, firm copy. Bright unclipped jacket with small tears and chafing to edges and inking to front flap, else in good shape and in removable mylar protector.; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 378 pages 
Price: 41.00 USD
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